Kushtia, Oct 21 (UNB) – A young man and his minor son were killed as a truck crashed into their motorcycle at Mahishgari in Sadar upazila on Sunday.
The deceased were identified as Sujon Ahmed, 30, and his son Yasin Ahmed, 6, of Kalaparia village in Harinakunda upazila of Jhenaidah.
In-charge of Chouha Highway Police camp sub-inspector Joynul Islam said the truck dashed the motorcycle on Kushtia-Jhenaidah highway around 12:30pm while they were going to Kushtia from Harinakunda, leaving Sujon dead on the spot and Yasin injured.
The minor boy was first taken to Kushtia General Hospital and then sent to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital where he died around 7pm.
Dhaka, Oct 21 (UNB) - Police recovered the bodies of six people from Araihazar upazila in Narayanganj and Diabari area in the capital early Sunday.
In Narayanganj, police recovered the bodies of four young men from Panchrukhi Dighirpar area of Dhaka-Sylhet Highway, said MA Haque, officer-in-charge of Araihazar Police Station.
Two pistols, one bullet and a white car were also recovered from the spot.
Locals spotted the bodies around 6am and informed police, he said.
One of the deceased was identified as Lutfar Mollah, 36, a car driver of Rampura in Dhaka and son of Mansur Mollah.
Lutfar’s wife said she talked to her husband over cell phone around 1 am on Saturday and since then, he remained missing.
Police recovered the bodies of the youths aged around 30-35 and sent those to Narayanganj General Hospital for autopsy, said the OC.
After the post-mortem of the victim’s, Residential Medical Officer (RMO) Dr Asaduzzaman said three of the bodies have bullet wounds to their heads.
The heads of the victims were smashed badly using heavy elements and all of them were killed early Sunday.
In Dhaka, a team of police recovered two decomposed bodies from an open field in Uattara Diabari area around 2am, said sub-inspector Rizia of Turag Police Station.
Locals spotted the bodies and informed police.
Later, police recovered the bodies and sent those to Dhaka Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy, she added.
Chattogram, Oct 21 (UNB) – A case has been filed against the chairman and managing director of SA Oil Company Ltd over defaulting on a Tk 22.5-crore loan taken from the Agrabad branch of Bangladesh Commerce Bank Ltd.
Credit in-charge of the branch Md Shah Newaz filed the case with the Artha Rin Adalat on Sunday.
Judge Suraiya Sahar of the court set November 11 for hearing the case.
The accused are SA Oil Managing Director Sahabuddin Alam and his wife Yasmin Alam, also chairman of the company.
According to the case statement, SA Oil Company took the loan for buying crude soybean and failed to pay the loan in time.
Benapole, Oct 21 (UNB) – Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) recovered eight air guns smuggled from India at Daulatpur in Chowgachha upazila on Sunday morning.
Being tipped off, a team of BGB conducted a drive near Daulatpur Government Primary School in the morning and recovered the air guns in an abandoned condition, said Lt Col Mohammad Ariful Haque, commanding officer of BGB-49 battalion.
The air-guns were handed over to Chowgachha Police Station and a case was filed with the police station in this connection, he added.
Chandpur, Oct 21 (UNB) - A school girl drowned in a canal after falling from a bamboo bridge at Moishadi village in sadar upazila on Saturday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Aklima Akter, 6, daughter of Ziauddin Miji and a class one student of Mirzapur Government Primary School.
Locals say Aklima slipped and fell into the canal unnoticed while crossing the bridge to go to a shop to buy biscuits.
Later, they spotted the floating body and took her to Chandpur General Hospital where duty doctor Dr Asibul Hasan declared her dead.